Heavenly King was intelligent,
Spat a lot of spittle into his hand,
Clapped his hands with a noise,
Produced heaven and earth,
Tall grass made insects,
Stories made men and demons,
Made men and demons,
Made male and made female.
How is it you don't know?
--Creation myth of the Miao people
(Ed. D. L. Ashliman)
The legends of the Miao people of China have survived for millennia, remembered for their poetry and beauty. Now the US Playing Card Company has given a new twist to the standard deck by infusing it with the symbols of Miao tradition.
Each card is printed with metallic ink on both the face and back—the tuck case, too. They are made from high-quality stock with a smooth finish. As for the art itself, the pips have been subtly re-patterned, the court cards are elegantly bordered, and the intricate custom joker has to be seen to be believed! The card backs show a powerful luck totem. Will this deck bless your gaming table as these symbols have blessed the Miao for centuries?
Limited edition of only 2500 decks
GAIA Playing Cards